Stepping Forward Counseling Center is an innovative and cutting edge mental health treatment facility. Our Mission is to touch, move and inspire by teaching the mind to think, the hands to work and the heart to love. 

SFCC specializes in treating children, young adults and their families who are faced with a variety of diagnoses, including but not limited to: anxiety, depression, ADD, ADHD, OCD, ODD, Autism Spectrum Disorders, as well as other social, emotional and behavioral challenges. It is SFCC’s policy to collaborate with outside treating providers, schools, doctors, and other healthcare professionals in order to provide the best possible care for each client.

At its core, SFCC operates on specialized behavior modification systems that integrate psychotherapeutic skills and holistic treatment modalities. All programs are custom based to meet the individual needs of our clients and families.

SFCC offers the following programs: Partial Care, Afterschool IOP, Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA), Therapeutic Summer Camp and Social Skills Training. Intervention options include: individual, family, and group counseling, psychiatric evaluations, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), outpatient services, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), psychodrama, art, yoga, mixed martial arts, behavior management training, parent coaching and psychoeducational workshops. Staff are skilled at engaging clients through activities that are fun and therapeutic. We are dedicated to your child’s success. The data proves it works! 

For more information on our programs, please visit or email:, or call (973)635-6550. 26 Main Street Chatham, NJ 07928. ACA, Insurance approved, JCAHO accredited.